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Thursday, January 18, 2018

A portrait of a modern poet

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While reminiscing about a late professor, Professor Dr. Fakrul Alam would often quote this famous line from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales: "And gladly would he learn and gladly teach".
A portrait of a modern poet

Ways to make teenagers self-reliant

| By and Debolina Raja
Is your child soon ready to hit the 'teen' phase? Are you worrying how to maintain a balance between your teen's need for independence and your concerns about
Ways to make teenagers self-reliant

Instead of complaining, remember these things

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A faint but discernible dividing line separates achievers from dreamers. What makes the difference? Attitude. Achievers have a can-do attitude that sets them apart from mere dreamers. Achievers

5 toxic personalities successful people avoid

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One of my favorite quotes is by Jim Rohn: "You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with." These words opened my eyes
5 toxic personalities successful people avoid

Simple ways to find joy in your everyday life

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Stop waiting to be happy: Imagine life is like Grand Central Station, where happy times arrive around the clock. Chances are the opportunity to be happy has already
Simple ways to find joy in your everyday life

Principles for setting good goals

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Goals! I just love goals! One of the most famous lines in theater history was written by Shakespeare and, if I recall correctly, is about goals: "The goal's
Principles for setting good goals

19-year-old builds the world's fastest production drone

| By and Benjamin Steele
At only 19 years old, George Matus has revolutionized the unmanned flight industry with what he calls "the Swiss Army Knife of drones." Teal, Matus' Utah-based company that closed
19-year-old builds the world's  fastest production drone

Five friends you need in your inner circle

| By and Jan Johnston Osburn
Have you ever spent an evening with a friend who turned every positive emotion into something negative? I bet you walked away feeling mentally drained. On the flip side,
 Five friends you  need in your inner circle

Ways prosperous people take their sharp steps

| By and Travis Bradberry
Great decisions don't happen by accident. In this article, originally published on LinkedIn Pulse, Dr. Travis Bradberry shares a proven process we can all follow to improve the choices
Ways prosperous people take their sharp steps

Five steps to reinventing yourself

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Are you serious about transformation? I'm not talking about polishing yourself, improving yourself, making things a bit better. I'm talking about the reset button-a reinvention that changes the game.
Five steps to reinventing yourself

Things happy people never do

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Happy people do a lot of things.  They spend time expressing gratitude, cultivating optimism, practicing kindness, nurturing loving relationships, committing to meaningful goals, savoring life's little pleasures, and so
Things happy people never do

How to stay away from your phone

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Right now, the world feels a bit like a huge sociological experiment. Just 10 years ago, none of us was connected to the internet 24/7. But since the launch
How to stay away from your phone

Surprising health benefits of gratitude

| By and Jamie Ducharme
Now is the season to think about what makes you most thankful, but research supports making it a year-round habit. Many studies have found there are benefits of gratitude
Surprising health benefits of gratitude

Ways to help teenagers make their decisions

| By and Moumita Ghosh
As a parent, you would want your teen to make wise decisions. However, often it so happens that your child fails to make a good decision and eventually you
Ways to help teenagers make their decisions

Graduation gift ideas for friends

| By and Marcelina Hardy
If you want to find memorable presents for the people that meant the most to you during these past four years, check out these graduation gift ideas for friends.
Graduation gift ideas for friends

Ways of forthright self-evaluation

| By and John Addison
Do you believe in yourself? In your abilities? Whether you do or don't, now is a good time for a self-assessment. As a matter of fact, it's always a
Ways of forthright self-evaluation

Stay with real life perceptions to thrive

| By and Craig Impelman
Coach Wooden used his definition of success not just as a mantra for life, but also as a means to improve performance: "Success is peace of mind which
Stay with real life perceptions to thrive

Traits of trustworthy people

| By and Cynthia Bazin
Trust is valuable. It affects everything. Being trusted by others is one of the things you must have to go far in life and to achieve your greatest
Traits of trustworthy people

Essential life lessons for growing teens

| By and Akruti
Life is an ongoing lesson in itself. As you grow, you experience and learn. This cycle is repeated lifelong. As you grow, you obviously find better ways of
Essential life lessons  for growing teens

Don't let the hassle slow down your hustle

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When we think about stress or adversity, we tend to think about the big things: getting that new job, moving to a new apartment or house, serious illness,
Don't let the hassle slow down your hustle

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